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by Phil
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier
Replies: 23
Views: 698

Re: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier

Our pleasure Edward. My own quest and the similar help I received is why I started this site. It's wonderful to be able to contribute to these connections being made.
by Phil
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier
Replies: 23
Views: 698

Re: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier

I'm glad we hit the mark, I too wasn't very optimistic. It's great to be able to connect family who profoundly value such information with documents that might otherwise never be pulled from their database.
by Phil
Wed Dec 18, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier
Replies: 23
Views: 698

Re: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier

Also that he worked for cigarettes while unemployed apparently.
by Phil
Wed Dec 18, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier
Replies: 23
Views: 698

Re: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier

One of those documents also lists him as being a prisoner of war in 1939/40.
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by Phil
Wed Dec 18, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier
Replies: 23
Views: 698

Re: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier

Zona would seem to be wife making it his wife Josefa Andrzejuk, daughter Trena/Jrena and son Jerzy Ludwik. In addition it lists his birthplace as Peckowo which would be inline with your friend's Dad, Peckowo/Reckowo.
by Phil
Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier
Replies: 23
Views: 698

Re: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier

I'm not sure if some of those documents relate to family, or just others with the surname Kowal that happen to be in the same index.
by Phil
Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier
Replies: 23
Views: 698

Re: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier

Searching the Holocaust Survivors and Victims Database here, https://www.ushmm.org/online/hsv/person_advance_search.php I was able to find some documents that relate to Boleslaw Kowal born 09/11/1914, attached. I haven't gone through them all, some seem to be in Polish. 0001.jpg 0002.jpg 0003.jpg 00...
by Phil
Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier
Replies: 23
Views: 698

Re: Wartime Service information Polish Soldier

I must say I'm not nearly as familiar with research into Polish military records but I will have a look-see.
by Phil
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Battles
Topic: No. 14 Canadian Field Ambulance R.C.A.M.C. War Diaries June - July 1944
Replies: 9
Views: 1030

Re: No. 14 Canadian Field Ambulance R.C.A.M.C. War Diaries June - July 1944

I have the diaries for May, June and July of 1944, no 1945 I'm afraid. When did you Grandfather join the 14th Field Ambulance?
by Phil
Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Private V.A. Moores, No 45/47 General Transport Company, RCASC
Replies: 30
Views: 1175

Re: Private V.A. Moores, No 45/47 General Transport Company, RCASC

Just a note to you on ordering his records......be prepared to WAIT a LONG TIME ......they say 6 to 9 months...BUT, I’ve been waiting almost 12 months for my own father in law’s WW2 records......I did contact LAC at 10 months....and they did confirm that my request is still being actioned, they jus...